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Candlewick Press (MA)

The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse

The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse

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This is a story about a duck and mouse who get swallowed by a wolf, and then decide to live in his belly.

Early one morning a mouse met a wolf
and was quickly gobbled up.

When a woeful mouse is swallowed by a wolf, he quickly learns he is not alone: a duck has already set up digs, and, boy, has that duck got it figured out Turns out it's pretty nice in there, with delicious food and elegant table settings, courtesy of the wolf's unchecked gluttony. And there's something even better: no more fear of being eaten by a wolf In fact, life is pretty good, until a hunter shows up. . . . With a nod to traditional fables and a wink to the reader, the award-winning Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen offer a tale of cooperation and creative cuisine that is sure to go down easy.

Author: Mac Barnett
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Published: 10/10/2017
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 11.10h x 8.80w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780763677541
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.2
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 193393 / Wolf, the Duck & the Mouse


Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 08/14/2017
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2017
School Library Journal 09/01/2017 pg. 100
Booklist 09/15/2017 pg. 60
Shelf Awareness 10/13/2017
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2017 pg. 70
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2017 - Book Of Special Distinction
Shelf Awareness 12/19/2017
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2018 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style

About the Author
Mac Barnett is the author of three books illustrated by Jon Klassen: Extra Yarn, which won a Caldecott Honor and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, which won a Caldecott Honor and an E. B. White Award; and Triangle. With Jory John, he is the co-author of the New York Times best-selling series The Terrible Two. Mac Barnett lives in California.

Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of I Want My Hat Back, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book; This Is Not My Hat, winner of the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal; and We Found a Hat. He also illustrated two Caldecott Honor Books, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn, as well as Triangle, all written by Mac Barnett. Jon Klassen lives in Los Angeles.
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